Alabi Returns to BayHawks
Toronto center reassigned to Erie

Erie, Pennsylvania, Thursday, January 6 Ė The Toronto Raptors have reassigned center Solomon Alabi to their NBA Development League Affiliate, the Erie BayHawks. Alabi (7-1, 250 lbs) is on his second assignment with Erie this season.

During Alabiís first stint in Erie he started all seven games he appeared in and averaged 8.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots in 22.9 minutes per game. He has appeared in just five games for the Raptors this season playing a total of 15 minutes.

Alabi, a rookie out of Florida State, will participate in the teamís practice on Thursday and be in uniform for Erie on Friday night.

Alabi was selected in the second round, 50th overall, of the 2010 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks and traded that night to Toronto.

The BayHawks (11-6) return home Friday night to face the Sioux Falls Skyforce (2-12) at 7 pm, when former BayHawks guard Maureece Rice is expected to be in uniform for the Skyforce after being dealt from Erie earlier this week.

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